The Egypt international's existing deal at Anfield is due to expire in June 2023, and the Reds are finding it difficult to come to an agreement with him over a fresh contract.
Salah allegedly wants to become one of the top-six highest-paid players in world football, with the forward believed to be looking for a contract in the region of £400,000 a week.
However, Liverpool are said to be holding firm in terms of their wage structure, with the club not prepared to meet Salah's demands despite his importance to the team.
According to The Mirror, the Merseyside giants are now preparing for the possibility of the 30-year-old leaving the club for nothing at the end of the 2022-23 campaign.
The report, though, claims that Liverpool are still confident that Salah will perform to his best level next season amid the uncertainty surrounding his future.
The Egyptian's relationship with the club's head coach Jurgen Klopp also allegedly 'remains strong', and the FA Cup and EFL Cup holders have no concerns over the player's attitude heading into next season.
Salah was in impressive form for the Reds during the 2021-22 campaign, scoring 31 goals and registering 16 assists in 51 appearances in all competitions.
Since arriving at Liverpool from Roma in July 2017, the forward has netted 156 goals and registered 63 assists in 254 appearances for the English giants, becoming one of the leading players in world football at Anfield.
Liverpool boosted their attack in January by signing Luis Diaz from Porto, and the Colombia international scored six times and registering five assists in 26 appearances in the second half of last season.
Meanwhile, the Merseyside outfit have agreed to sign Darwin Nunez from Benfica in a big-money summer deal, further boosting their attacking options for the new season.
However, it has also been suggested that the attacker would be open to joining one of Liverpool's Premier League rivals if he decided against penning a new deal with Klopp's side. body check tags ::